hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
94,020 miles

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problem #2

Jul 172008


  • 85,000 miles
On Thursday, July 17, 2008, the air conditioning system on my 2002 Acura 3.2tl ceased to operate without any prior warning. An analysis of the problem revealed that the wire harness, which connects to the A/C blower motor, had severely "melted" to the receptacle that it plugs into on the blower. It appeared as if though a short had occured which caused the wires and connector to melt. My concern is that this may cause an unecessary fire within the vehicle while it's being operated. To remedy the problem, I purchased a new blower motor and harness from my local Acura dealer and replaced the defective parts. Both of the defective parts are available for examination. Digital photos are available as well.

- Dunedin, FL, USA

problem #1

Sep 252005

TL 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 103,040 miles
The consumer filed a previous complaint on the SRS of the airbag, ODI 10137149. The consumer refused to add this information to her previous complaint and wished to file a separate complaint on the same vehicle. The consumer was having problems with the blower motor resistor that went to the heater, the air conditioner, and with the wiring harness under the dashboard. The wires melted. The consumer did not see flames, but felt there was a fire. The consumer took vehicle to a dealership where she was told it was a safety issue. The consumer contacted Honda manufacturer, who was suppose to call the consumer back. There have been no repairs at this time.

- Tallahassee, FL, USA